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Saturday, September 22, 2018

From the Supervisor of Elections…

The whole purpose of the Electoral exercise is for the voters to choose representatives from amongst the group of persons who offer themselves as...

Charlestown Primary School Garden

By James Milnes Gaskell Under the auspices of their go-ahead Young headmistress, Latoya Jeffers, the CPS is to develop a garden on 1.344 acres at...

From the Supervisor of Elections….

In the Federation, there is a system of continuous registration. That is, any eligible person at any given time can apply to become registered...

CULTURAMA FEEL WAS MISSING

Another Culurama has come and gone with many more questions now being asked than ever before. What is factually undisputable is the very low...

Confronting Mental Health Issues in St. Kitts & Nevis – The...

Ours is a paradise, nevertheless, as a middle income country, in fact the smallest independent nation in the entire Western Hemisphere, our developmental challenges...

OBSTACLES TO IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CSME

Commentary By Lesroy W. Williams Of The Observer Staff One of the benefits that the CSME promises to bring about is a mobile workforce within Caricom. At...

From the Supervisor of Elections…

Why Register to Vote? Every five years, elections are constitutionally due in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.  Whilst the government has established an...

MPs need to set good examples on behaviour

By LR Liburd The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer  It is said by some persons that the manner in which our politicians behave in Parliament is likened to...

Trump And Obama’s Legacy.

by EWIN JAMES. Some people have begun screaming that President Donald Trump, by signing the Executive Order to begin dismantling Obamacare, is determined to destroy the legacy of Barack Obama as though doing so were some treasonous act. They propound...

Trott Talk – Growing Up

When I was a toddler I wanted to grow up to be big like daddy. Eventually I did, and became even bigger in physical...

Person of the Year 2016

By Geno Lawrenzi Jr. The Observer has chosen Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy as our 2016 person of the year. He is being described as,...

As Popularity of Citizenship-By-Investment Grows, Tighter Vetting by Some Countries Should...

By Lanny J. Davis A U.S. passport is a deeply polarizing document for travelers. With the tensions abroad, holding a U.S. passport can put a...

In Support Of Capital Punishment

By Michael S. Blake One Ewin James , writing an opinion piece in this The Observer newspaper of  13th instant argues pro capital punishment as...

Commentary • Number 1116 • “Environmentalists must abandon climate scare ”

By Tom Harris Earth Hour will be observed across the world on Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 pm local time. Rather than switch off lights...

President Obama and the War On Terror.

by Ewin James. William Tecumseh Sherman, a General in the Union Army in the American Civil war said that war is hell. This means that...

Mental Health First Aid

Mental illness is common. In the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada an estimated 17% - 20% of persons experience mental illness (NHS...

Instill Values, Build Strong Children, Secure the Future

As a branch of the Ministry of Education with specific responsibility for the nation’s children, we are constantly aware of the issues that are...

The Nevis-Taiwan Connection: Why The Disparate Treatment?

By Everson W. Hull, Ph.D. Econ. Last week’s commentary page of the Democrat newspaper issued a scathing criticism of the President of Taiwan’s visit to St....

Elections and Democracy

by G.A.Dwyer Astaphan The result of last week’s US presidential election has raised the question as to whether the process is fair and democratic. Why? Because...

Integrity In Public Life

By G.A.Dwyer Astaphan Integrity in Public Life legislation is important in a democracy. And it saves taxpayers enormous amounts of money. It was one of the...

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